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- From: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org (Richard Lewis)
- Date: 07 Aug 1997 12:38:34 GMT
This message was posted on another list I'm in by Warren Beck. I had to chuckle reading it as it reminded me our very active mail list. Jun >Q: How many internet mail list subscribers does it take > to change a light bulb? > >A: 1,331: > > 1 to change the light bulb and to post to the mail > list that the light bulb has been changed > > 14 to share similar experiences of changing light > bulbs and how the light bulb could have been > changed differently. > > 7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs. > > 27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about > changing light bulbs. > > 53 to flame the spell checkers > > 156 to write to the list administrator complaining about > the light bulb discussion and its inappropriateness > to this mail list. > > 41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames. > > 109 to post that this list is not about light bulbs and > to please take this email exchange to alt.lite.bulb > > 203 to demand that cross posting to alt.grammar, > alt.spelling and alt.punctuation about changing > light bulbs be stopped. > > 111 to defend the posting to this list saying that we > all use light bulbs and therefore the posts > **are** relevant to this mail list. > > 306 to debate which method of changing light > bulbs is superior, where to buy the best light bulbs, > what brand of light bulbs work best for this > technique, and what brands are faulty. > > 27 to post URLs where one can see examples of > different light bulbs > > 14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly, and > to post corrected URLs. > > 3 to post about links they found from the URLs that > are relevant to this list which makes light bulbs > relevant to this list. > > 33 to concatenate all posts to date, then quote > them including all headers and footers, and then > add "Me Too." > > 12 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing > because they cannot handle the light bulb > controversey. > > 19 to quote the "Me Too's" to say, "Me Three." > > 4 to suggest that posters request the light bulb FAQ. > > 1 to propose new alt.change.lite.bulb newsgroup. > > 47 to say this is just what alt.physic.cold_fusion > was meant for, leave it here. > > 143 votes for alt.lite.bulb. --- Internet Message Header Follows --- Received: from server1.seaoc.org (bqe.com [126.96.36.199]) by host1.texramp.net (8.8.5/8.8.5) with SMTP id OAA05811 for <rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org>; Fri, 18 Apr 1997 14:21:58 -0500 (CDT) Received: from dfw-ix3.ix.netcom.com by server1.seaoc.org (NTList 3.02.13) id pa018787; Fri, 18 Apr 1997 12:11:38 -0700 Received: (from smap@localhost) by dfw-ix3.ix.netcom.com (8.8.4/8.8.4) id OAA13212 for <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>; Fri, 18 Apr 1997 14:08:53 -0500 (CDT) Message-Id: <199704181908.OAA13212(--nospam--at)dfw-ix3.ix.netcom.com> Received: from lvx-nv20-17.ix.netcom.com(188.8.131.52) by dfw-ix3.ix.netcom.com via smap (V1.3) id sma013188; Fri Apr 18 14:08:19 1997 From: quinnair(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com (Patrick F. Quinn) Subject: From another list To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org To: groundwater(--nospam--at)ias.champlain.edu From: Jun Abrajano <abrajano(--nospam--at)sparky2.esd.mun.ca> Subject: Forwarded mail.... Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 11:40:29 -0230 (NDT) Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Error-To: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Info: [SEAOC] Owner: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-POP3-Rcpt: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Sender: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: list X-ListMember: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org] __________________________________________________ Richard Lewis, P.E. Missionary TECH Team rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org The service mission like-minded Christian organizations may turn to for technical assistance and know-how.
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